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Anthem Blue Cross, Health Net Violated FCA, 9th Circ. Told

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 9:43 PM EST) -- A former medical data contractor worker accusing Anthem Blue Cross, Health Net and other insurers of violating the False Claims Act told the Ninth Circuit on Thursday that the companies knowingly submitted exaggerated health assessment data to the government, while the defendants said the suit fails to give specifics about their alleged wrongdoing.

Anita Silingo says that health plans like Anthem, Health Net and others contracted with her former employer, MedXM for in-home health assessments. She says the documents included exaggerated medical data that was meant...
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Case Title

U.S. ex rel. Anita Silingo v. Wellpoint, Inc., et al

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3375 Other Statutes - False Claims Act

Date Filed

September 26, 2016

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